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christian metal

Christian Metal Has Lost a Band. And the Church a Brother

When Underoath returned following a hiatus, the Christian Metal band announced it no longer identifies as a Christian band, and singer Spencer Chamberlain says he is no longer a Christian.
Christians in the Middle East

Arabs Are Looking to the Heavens to Find the Gospel

Evangelism can be difficult and dangerous for Christians in the Middle East, but Christian ministries are finding a new way to deliver the gospel. And people there are responding.
Sex Trafficking

The Big Win in the War Against Sex Trafficking You Didn’t Hear About

President Trumps signs bipartisan bill into law that lets state law enforcement officials pursue websites that knowingly host sex trafficking content and allow victims to sue such sites for damages.
pro life students

Students Protest the Killing of a Fourth of Their Generation

Pro-life students from hundreds of high schools and colleges across America participated in the National Pro-Life Walkout to protest abortion in the U.S. Event organizers also called for the defunding of Planned Parenthood.
Bill Hybels' Accusers

Bill Hybels’ Accusers Are Not Ready to Move On

Following Bill Hybels’ announcement that he would be resigning from his position at Willow Creek months before his previously intended retirement date in October,...
baby box

Baby Gets Second Chance at Life Thanks to Baby Box

For the second time in five months, an infant was left in a baby box at a volunteer fire station near Michigan City, Indiana. Firefighters named her "Baby Grace."
Willow Creek Church

Bill Hybels Announces Resignation, Cites ‘harmful accusations’

Bill Hybels, founder and leader of Willow Creek Church in South Barrington, Illinois, announced he is accelerating the date of planned retirement from October...
Shane Claiborne

Jerry Falwell Jr, Shane Claiborne, and the State of Our Disunion

It started with a group of students wanting to pray with a well-known Christian author on Liberty’s campus. It turned into a protest/revival featuring...
women and religion

Researchers Answer: Why Are Women More Religious?

When it comes to women and religion, studies show religion is more important to women and they are more certain God exists and that the Bible is the word of God than men.
Robert Morris

Update: Robert Morris Out of Hospital

Gateway Church Pastor Robert Morris is resting comfortably after surgeons were able to stop bleeding following complications from surgery last Monday.
Christianity in Africa

Meet the Man Making Money Off Christianity in Africa

Prosperity teaching is an unwelcome guest that is hurting Christianity in Africa. An example from Ghana shows the harm being done.
debt forgiveness

5,000 Families Relieved of Medical Debt Thanks to Texas Church

On Easter Sunday, Covenant Church donated $100,000 to the charity RIP Medical Debt, a debt collector now specializing in debt forgiveness. The donation helped almost 5,000 families eliminate their medical debt.
marijuana effects on the brain

This Is Your Brain on Marijuana: What to Tell Teens

Researchers are finding that marijuana effects on the brain are serious. A study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine found teenagers who regularly smoke cannabis suffer long lasting brain damage and are in much greater danger of developing schizophrenia.
Christians in China

You Can’t Buy the Bible Online in China Right Now

Just moments after the Chinese government pledged to protect religious freedom, Christians in China discovered they could no longer purchase Bibles online. Searches on...
Russell Moore

Russell Moore: Evangelicals Honor MLK Because He’s Dead

Russell Moore says it is easy to honor prophets when they are no longer alive to challenge your social order.
Easter in Mosul

2018 Easter in Mosul: ISIL Is Gone, Christians Are Back

For the first time since 2014, Christians in Northern Iraq were able to celebrate Easter in Mosul without a significant fear that they would be killed.  
Austin Hatch

Miracle Michigan Basketball Player Is Happy to Sit on the Sidelines

Austin Hatch survived two plane crashes as a teenager. The odds of him being alive to watch his team in the Final Four is 1 in 11 quadrillion and 560 trillion.
Great Commission

Ever Heard of the ‘Great Commission’? 51% of Churchgoers Say No

More than half of churchgoers don't know what the "Great Commission" is. Only 17 percent say they know it means spreading the Gospel.
feeding the 5000

Churches’ Easter Outreach Idea Inspired by Jesus’ Miracle

A network of churches are using the story of Jesus feeding the 5,000 people with just two fish and five loaves of bread as inspiration to feed the hungry near them.
Salvation Army Grocery Store

Salvation Army Opens Nonprofit Supermarket in Baltimore

The Salvation Army has opened its first-ever supermarket in Baltimore, Maryland. The 7,000-square-foot space provides everything you would expect at a supermarket—with substantial savings...

Latest News

N.T. Wright: the New Testament Is Clear on Female Preachers

While the American church continues to wrestle and debate about the question "What does the Bible say about female preachers?" Theologian N.T. Wright says the New Testament is clear.

New Podcasts

Danielle Strickland: Jesus Is the Healer of Gender Inequality in the...

"Jesus is the great equalizer," says Danielle Strickland. "He’s the great liberator for all peoples"—and that includes women in the church.